01/25/2014 03:46 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 03:59 EST

Taber Dog Death Prompts Animal Cruelty Investigation

RCMP are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after a dog was found dead on a rural property.

The dead dog was found Friday outside Taber, Alta. with wounds to the head and body.

The animal was taken to a local veterinary clinic where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

RCMP are asking anyone with information to call Taber Vauxhall RCMP at 403-223-4447 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

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